Heidelberg University reports additional 2018 to 2020 APC expenditures

Heidelberg University has updated its APC expenditures, the recent contribution contains more APC data for the 2020 period and some additional records for 2018 and 2019.

The University Library Heidelberg is in charge of the University’s Open Access Publishing Fund, which received support under the DFG’s Open Access Publishing Programme until 2019.

Contact person is Dr. Jochen Apel.

Cost data

The new data set covers publication fees for 39 articles. Total expenditure amounts to 70,178€ and the average fee is 1,799€.

  Articles Fees paid in EURO Mean Fee paid
Frontiers Media SA 22 39995 1818
Springer Nature 17 30182 1775


With the recent contribution included, the overall APC data for Heidelberg now looks as follows:

Fees paid per publisher (in EURO)

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Average costs per year (in EURO)

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Average costs per publisher (in EURO)

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